ID WFO POCATELLO Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO POCATELLO Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, February 25, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Pocatello ID

232 PM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

…Weekend Winter Storm Has Impact on Central and Eastern Idaho…

.A winter storm coming in from the Pacific Ocean will spread snow

and wind into central Idaho late tonight, and eastern Idaho during

the morning on Saturday. While snow accumulations will be light,

the strong wind that will accompany the surface cold front will

cause heavy drifting snow and reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Persons planning travel through central and eastern Idaho should

be prepared for winter driving conditions. Check road conditions

and plan extra time to complete your travel. Carry clothing and

emergency items appropriate for the time of year.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches, with localized

amounts on benches of 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Eastern Magic Valley, Upper Snake River Plain, Lower

Snake River Plain and South Central Highlands Counties. This

includes the cities of Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Ammon, Blackfoot,

Pocatello, Chubbuck, American Falls, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, and

Malad City.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches, with localized

amounts on benches of 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Eastern Magic Valley, Upper Snake River Plain, Lower

Snake River Plain and South Central Highlands Counties. This

includes the cities of Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Ammon, Blackfoot,

Pocatello, Chubbuck, American Falls, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, and

Malad City.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches, with localized

amounts on benches of 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Eastern Magic Valley, Upper Snake River Plain, Lower

Snake River Plain and South Central Highlands Counties. This

includes the cities of Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Ammon, Blackfoot,

Pocatello, Chubbuck, American Falls, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, and

Malad City.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches, with localized

amounts on benches of 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Eastern Magic Valley, Upper Snake River Plain, Lower

Snake River Plain and South Central Highlands Counties. This

includes the cities of Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Ammon, Blackfoot,

Pocatello, Chubbuck, American Falls, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, and

Malad City.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized

amounts up to 14 inches, are expected. Below 6000 feet

elevation, expect snow fall of 2 to 5 inches.

* WHERE…Sawtooth Mountains and Big and Little Wood River Region

Counties. This includes the towns of Stanley and Clayton.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero will

cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized

amounts up to 14 inches, are expected. Below 6000 feet

elevation, expect snow fall of 2 to 5 inches.

* WHERE…Sawtooth Mountains and Big and Little Wood River Region

Counties. This includes the towns of Stanley and Clayton.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero will

cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized

amounts up to 10 inches, are expected. Elevations below 6500

feet should expect 1 to 5 inches of snow.

* WHERE…Upper Snake Highlands, Caribou Highlands and Wasatch

Mountains/Idaho Portion Counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will

cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized

amounts up to 10 inches, are expected. Elevations below 6500

feet should expect 1 to 5 inches of snow.

* WHERE…Upper Snake Highlands, Caribou Highlands and Wasatch

Mountains/Idaho Portion Counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will

cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road

conditions. In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized

amounts up to 10 inches, are expected. Elevations below 6500

feet should expect 1 to 5 inches of snow.

* WHERE…Upper Snake Highlands, Caribou Highlands and Wasatch

Mountains/Idaho Portion Counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 AM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will

cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over

mountain passes. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will

cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods

of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel

difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited

visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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